Memorial: M1136

Memorial to Captain Henry Frowd Seagram d. 1845 at Aldbourne, Wiltshire
Memorial to Captain Henry Frowd Seagram d. 1845 at Aldbourne, Wiltshire

Location

St Michael's Church, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, England

Transcript

'TO THE MEMORY / OF CAPTAIN HENRY FROWD SEAGRAM R.N. / (ELDEST SON OF THE PRESENT RECTOR OF THIS PARISH) / GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF / OF THE GAMBIA: / WHO IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES AND CLIMATES / HAVING FOR A PERIOD OF 21 YEARS SERVED / HIS COUNTRY ZEALOUSLY AND FAITHFULLY / DIED IN THE EXECUTION OF HIS DUTY / AT BATHURST ON THE GAMBIA / 26TH OF AUGUST 1845' [Signed below] 'HARRISON MARLBRO'.

Details

Description: An anchor above the inscription tablet.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Above and to right of altar
Materials: Black and white marble
Artists: Harrison

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Africa

People

Seagram, Henry Frowd
Age:
Date of Death: 26/8/1845
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: On the north aisle wall, by Harrison, is the monument to his father, the Rev John Seagram who d. 28 Aug.1852 aged 79 and the latter's wife Felicia who died 2 July 1847 and also on the same tablet their third son Edgar who died aged 19 on 6 Feb 1825 'on board the 'Lady Campbell' when proceeding the Madras as a cadet in the HEIC service.

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